Student Leadership

Residence Assistants (RA's)

Becoming a residence assistant (RA) at King’s is a great way to serve students who live on campus. RAs have opportunities to build interpersonal and leadership skills in addition to developing meaningful and lasting relationships. Do you resonate with the statements below? If you do, you might be a great fit for an RA position.

A great residence assistant:

  • Thinks it’s important to create a sense of community for students.
  • Has a heart to serve.
  • Is interested in being part of someone’s post-secondary journey.
  • Wants to be part of creating a campus environment of well-being for all.
  • Enjoys encouraging students and modeling good academic integrity.
  • Enjoys fostering a feeling of home for residence students.
  • Has a desire to journey with students through good times and hard times.


Ambassadors are students who are excited to share King’s with others. They engage in on-campus recruitment events as story-tellers, hosts, and informative peers. Ambassadors understand the importance of a faith-filled university education and proudly represent King’s to campus visitors.

Ambassador roles and responsibilities

  • Hosts events (on-campus and virtual) for prospective students, families, alumni, and external groups.
  • Represents King’s, on- and off-campus, at various events and activities.
  • Participates in student panel discussions at recruitment events.
  • Shares stories and favourite spaces with guests through campus tours, virtual events, and on social media.
  • Engages with prospective students through connections with priority high schools.


Navigators support King's First-Year Connect Groups and serve as welcoming, supportive peers for incoming students. Navigators assist first-years with start-of-year questions, plan opportunities to connect, and help students become comfortable with life at university.

In addition to gaining valuable experience for future career and educational goals, Navigators receive marketable training and free admission to First-Year Fall Retreat.

Navigators roles and responsibilities

  • Help a Connect Group of first-year students navigate academic and other support services  
  • Listen and support their Connect Group of first year students
  • Find opportunities for Connect Group students to get involved and connect with others  
  • Connect new students students to advisors and support staff on campus  
  • Attend and support Orientation: Welcome to Campus and Fall Retreat